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Pittsburgh Grooveline: Dance parties at Cattivo, Brillobox, and more (Aug. 1-Aug. 7)

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Each week, the Pittsburgh City Paper compiles a list of Pittsburgh dance parties for you and your crew to bust loose to the best bangers, EDM, pop hits, and more. (All events are 21 and over unless otherwise stated.)

Fri., Aug. 2

Strangeways Birthday Bash, Pt. 1 at Cattivo. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. 146 44th St., Lawrenceville. $5. cattivopgh.com - The Strangeways alt-dance party will bookend the month of August with birthday celebrations for two local DJs. Head to Cattivo and help DJs Erica Scary and The Comeback Kid wish a happy birthday to hatesyou 2.0, best known for the Neon ‘80s dance night at Belvederes Ultra-Dive.
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Pandemic: BKO at Brillobox. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. 4104 Penn Ave, Bloomfield. $10-12. brilloboxpgh.com - BKO comes all the way from Mali to play Brillobox for the Pandemic global dance party. The group – which consists of veteran musicians Ibrahima Sarr, Fassara Sacko, Nfali Diakité, and Abdoulaye Kone, with French percussionist Aymeric Krol – will present a night of contemporary Malian music, along with DJ SMI and Pandemic Pete from Afroheat.

Sat., Aug. 3



Mostbeautifullest Day Party II at ALL SUMMR. 3-10 p.m. 1717 Fifth Ave., Uptown/Hill District. facebook.com/allsummr - The pop-up bar ALL SUMMR and Darkness is Spreading present Mostbeautifullest, a day party series dedicated to “positive vibes, dope music, strong drinks, and delicious food.” All are welcome to a day of music that includes live acts Clara Kent and Xtopher, as well as DJ sets by HUNY, BASED GRVCE, and ONEWAVYBABE.

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Thu., Aug. 1

Radiate: 18+ Dance Party at Up There. 9 p.m. 931 Liberty Ave., Downtown. $5. facebook.com/931upthere

Fri., Aug. 2

DJ Alex Rivera at Scenario. 9 p.m. 1005 East Carson St., South Side. Free. scenariopgh.com

Be Humble at Belvederes Ultra-Dive. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. 4016 Butler St., Lawrenceville. $5. belvederesultradive.com

MESH: Lychee at 3577 Studios. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. 3577 Bigelow Blvd., Polish Hill. $10. facebook.com/3577StudiosPgh

Friday Nights with DJ Midas at The Goldmark. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Doors 6 p.m. 4517 Butler St., Lawrenceville. Free. thegoldmark.com

ICON: GAGA Dance Party at Element. 10 p.m.-12 a.m. 5744 Ellsworth Ave., Shadyside. elementpgh.com

Sat., Aug. 3

Saturday Nights with DJ Nugget at The Goldmark. Doors 6 p.m. 4517 Butler St., Lawrenceville. $5 after 10 p.m. thegoldmark.com

Longturn Presents Forge at Brillobox. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. 4104 Penn Ave, Bloomfield. $5/10 after 11 p.m. brilloboxpgh.com

Title Town at Spirit. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. 242 51st St., Lawrenceville. $7. spiritpgh.com

DJ Steve Spin and Essay at Scenario
. 9 p.m. 1005 East Carson St., South Side. scenariopgh.com

Mon., Aug. 5

In the Weeds: Syntax with Alex Is, DJ Firefly, and gfx at Ace Hotel. 9 p.m.-12 a.m. 120 South Whitfield St., East Liberty. Free. acehotel.com/Pittsburgh

Tue., Aug. 6

Request Nite with DJ Joanie B at Howlers. 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m. 4509 Liberty Ave., Bloomfield. Free. howlerspittsburgh.com

Wed., Aug. 7


Boot Scootin' at Belvederes Ultra-Dive. 6:30-9 p.m. 4016 Butler St., Lawrenceville. Free. belvederesultradive.com

Do you have a dance party you want to promote? Email awaltz@pghcitypaper.com.

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